The table below looks at the statistics for REST skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited REST over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Representational State Transfer (REST)
Rank 85 128 127
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -1
Contract jobs citing REST 115 75 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 2.27% 1.25% 1.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.49% 4.33% 3.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 59 50
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £238 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £555
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £49.83 -
% change year-on-year
-35.77% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
1535 1733 1712
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 30.28% 28.81% 30.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1309 1367
Average daily rate £425 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £598 £600 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 13 19
Average hourly rate £50.00 £31.42 £19.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.15% +58.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

REST
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

REST Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing REST across the City of London region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

REST Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

REST
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing REST across the City of London region.

REST Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

REST
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST.

1 125 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (49.55%) Java
3 90 (40.18%) HTML
4 89 (39.73%) JavaScript
5 75 (33.48%) Web Services
6 71 (31.70%) TDD
7 68 (30.36%) CSS
8 64 (28.57%) SOAP
9 57 (25.45%) Scrum
10 50 (22.32%) XML
10 50 (22.32%) Git (software)
11 49 (21.88%) JSON
12 48 (21.43%) HTML5
13 42 (18.75%) BDD
14 41 (18.30%) OO
15 38 (16.96%) SQL
15 38 (16.96%) jQuery
16 37 (16.52%) Finance
17 35 (15.63%) .NET
18 34 (15.18%) Linux
19 33 (14.73%) C#
20 32 (14.29%) AngularJS
21 30 (13.39%) HTTP
21 30 (13.39%) MVC
21 30 (13.39%) Subversion
22 28 (12.50%) Spring
22 28 (12.50%) Software Engineering
22 28 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
23 27 (12.05%) Jenkins
24 26 (11.61%) MongoDB

REST
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing REST also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited REST. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (7.14%) Node.js
2 10 (4.46%) CMS
3 8 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.13%) WebSphere
5 6 (2.68%) Drupal
5 6 (2.68%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.68%) WebLogic
6 5 (2.23%) Apache
6 5 (2.23%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.23%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.79%) JBoss
8 3 (1.34%) Confluence
8 3 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.34%) WordPress
8 3 (1.34%) Mule
9 2 (0.89%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.89%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.89%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.89%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (1.79%) InfoPath
2 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.23%) Force.com
4 3 (1.34%) Office 365
4 3 (1.34%) GitHub
4 3 (1.34%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.89%) ElastiCache
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.89%) IaaS
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.45%) Heroku
6 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 30 (13.39%) HTTP
2 7 (3.13%) Internet
3 5 (2.23%) SSL
4 2 (0.89%) DVB
4 2 (0.89%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.45%) DNS
5 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.61%) MongoDB
2 18 (8.04%) MySQL
3 16 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 16 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 13 (5.80%) SQL Server
5 11 (4.91%) Neo4j
5 11 (4.91%) Oracle Database
6 8 (3.57%) Big Data
7 7 (3.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 6 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
9 5 (2.23%) Couchbase
9 5 (2.23%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.79%) SQLite
11 3 (1.34%) Redis
11 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (1.34%) CouchDB
11 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.89%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 50 (22.32%) Git (software)
2 30 (13.39%) Subversion
3 27 (12.05%) Jenkins
4 26 (11.61%) Maven
5 20 (8.93%) Cucumber
6 18 (8.04%) Selenium
7 16 (7.14%) JIRA
8 10 (4.46%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.02%) JUnit
9 9 (4.02%) Grunt
10 7 (3.13%) Jasmine
10 7 (3.13%) SpecFlow
10 7 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (2.68%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.68%) PHPUnit
11 6 (2.68%) Calabash
11 6 (2.68%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.23%) MSTest
12 5 (2.23%) Mockito
12 5 (2.23%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 37 (16.52%) Finance
2 20 (8.93%) Banking
3 8 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.13%) Games
5 5 (2.23%) Advertising
5 5 (2.23%) Marketing
6 4 (1.79%) Retail
6 4 (1.79%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.34%) Front Office
7 3 (1.34%) Publishing
8 2 (0.89%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.45%) Law
9 1 (0.45%) Legal
9 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.45%) Electronics
9 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.45%) German Language
Job Titles
1 161 (71.88%) Developer
2 54 (24.11%) Java Developer
3 24 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 14 (6.25%) Architect
5 13 (5.80%) PHP Developer
5 13 (5.80%) Android Developer
6 12 (5.36%) iOS Developer
7 11 (4.91%) Senior Java Developer
7 11 (4.91%) .NET Developer
8 10 (4.46%) Web Developer
9 8 (3.57%) Analyst
10 7 (3.13%) Lead Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Salesforce.com Developer
11 6 (2.68%) Scala Developer
12 5 (2.23%) C# Developer
12 5 (2.23%) Senior Web Developer
12 5 (2.23%) Test Analyst
12 5 (2.23%) Consultant
12 5 (2.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 4 (1.79%) Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (40.18%) HTML
2 75 (33.48%) Web Services
3 68 (30.36%) CSS
4 64 (28.57%) SOAP
5 50 (22.32%) XML
6 49 (21.88%) JSON
7 48 (21.43%) HTML5
8 38 (16.96%) jQuery
9 35 (15.63%) .NET
10 32 (14.29%) AngularJS
11 28 (12.50%) Spring
12 23 (10.27%) CSS3
13 22 (9.82%) JMS
14 21 (9.38%) Hibernate
15 19 (8.48%) Backbone.js
15 19 (8.48%) J2EE
16 15 (6.70%) ASP.NET
16 15 (6.70%) Ajax
16 15 (6.70%) RESTful
17 14 (6.25%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.59%) Mobile App
2 14 (6.25%) Open Source
2 14 (6.25%) Derivative
3 13 (5.80%) User Experience
3 13 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.36%) Equity Derivative
5 11 (4.91%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.13%) Digital Media
7 5 (2.23%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.79%) Data Integration
8 4 (1.79%) Social Media
8 4 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.79%) W3C
9 3 (1.34%) iPad
9 3 (1.34%) iPhone
9 3 (1.34%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.89%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 34 (15.18%) Linux
2 24 (10.71%) Apple iOS
2 24 (10.71%) Android
3 19 (8.48%) UNIX
4 16 (7.14%) Windows
5 12 (5.36%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.23%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.79%) CentOS
7 4 (1.79%) Windows Phone
8 3 (1.34%) VMS
9 2 (0.89%) Solaris
10 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (31.70%) TDD
3 57 (25.45%) Scrum
4 42 (18.75%) BDD
5 41 (18.30%) OO
6 30 (13.39%) MVC
7 28 (12.50%) Software Engineering
7 28 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.27%) SOA
9 22 (9.82%) Web Development
10 20 (8.93%) Responsive Web Design
11 19 (8.48%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.04%) Web Design
13 17 (7.59%) Integration Testing
14 16 (7.14%) Kanban
14 16 (7.14%) E-Commerce
15 14 (6.25%) Multithreading
15 14 (6.25%) Configuration Management
15 14 (6.25%) iOS Development
16 13 (5.80%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 111 (49.55%) Java
2 89 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 38 (16.96%) SQL
4 33 (14.73%) C#
5 23 (10.27%) PHP
6 18 (8.04%) Ruby
7 17 (7.59%) Scala
8 16 (7.14%) Python
9 11 (4.91%) Objective-C
10 8 (3.57%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.13%) Apex Code
12 6 (2.68%) Perl
13 5 (2.23%) C++
13 5 (2.23%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.79%) PHP5
14 4 (1.79%) Haskell
15 3 (1.34%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.34%) ActionScript
16 2 (0.89%) Groovy
17 1 (0.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (5.36%) Degree
2 8 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) BC Cleared
4 3 (1.34%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.34%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.89%) ISEB
6 1 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.70%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) WCAG
2 1 (0.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (0.89%) KVM
2 1 (0.45%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (2.68%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.23%) yum
3 4 (1.79%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.89%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) Graphite
5 1 (0.45%) StatsD
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
Vendors
1 26 (11.61%) Oracle
2 14 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.13%) Google
4 7 (3.13%) IBM
4 7 (3.13%) TIBCO
5 6 (2.68%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.23%) HP
7 3 (1.34%) SAP
7 3 (1.34%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.89%) Nintex
8 2 (0.89%) Sitecore
8 2 (0.89%) Zend
8 2 (0.89%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.89%) hybris
8 2 (0.89%) FatWire
8 2 (0.89%) ATG
8 2 (0.89%) ESRI
9 1 (0.45%) RedDot
9 1 (0.45%) Telerik
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